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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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Religious Publications. --Since the beginning of the war the Army Colportage Society (of which Rev. A. E. Dickinson is Agent) has received $36,000, and published and distributed over 9,000,000 pages of tracts. Among the last published are: "Soldiers' Text Book," by J. R. McDuff, D. D., forty-eight pages; "To a Christian in the Army," by Rev. T. V. Moore, D. D; "The Great Day of Wrath and of Glory," by Rev. John S. Long, of the North Carolina Methodist Conference; "Advice to Soldiers," by Prof. Royall, of Wake Forest College; "The Great Question Answered," by Andrew Fuller, and "The Sinner and his Saviour." The Evangelical Tract Society, of Petersburg, is also pushing ahead with great vigor. Last week $450 was contributed to it in Lynchburg, and $61 in Farmville.
Confederate States Congress.[adjourned session.]Senate. Friday, August 29, 1862. The Senate met at 12 o'clock, and was opened with prayer by the Rev. Wm. B. Royall, of North Carolina. Mr. Dortch, of N. C., introduced a bill to regulate the payment of the claims of deceased soldiers, which was placed on the calendar. Mr. Sparrow reported a bill to "amend an act establishing and organizing the army of the Confederate States of America." the object of which is to establish a Paymaster's department separate from the Quartermaster's. Placed on the calendar. On motion of Mr. Sparrow, the bill "providing for substitutes in certain cases, and detailing privates for police duty," was taken up from the calendar. Mr. Simms, of Ky., said that he was unwilling to legalize the substitute system as amended, or as heretofore practiced. He thought that if any system were to be adopted, the best would be that adopted by the French Government, which established by law a ce